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Fossil, Spray and Mitchell are the three largest towns in the wide-open spaces of Central Oregon’s Wheeler County. The small county is home to about 1,400 souls. Because of its size, the area struggles to attract businesses and host events... Read More
Nearly two decades ago, Patty Scott was working on her dissertation at Oregon State University, focusing on leadership and community college employees’ role in the community.Scott, now president of Southwestern Oregon Community... Read More
As an elected official, Faye Stewart must listen to voters, understand their perspective and find a way to navigate contentious issues. Stewart, of Cottage Grove, says those skills are integral to his job as a Lane County commissioner. He... Read More
When Ford Institute Leadership Program organizers began studying different ways of delivering leadership classes, they tried a number of formats: one week night every week; a seven-hour class module; a three-hour session.After settling on... Read More
Moving a rural community toward vitality is not easy. It takes commitment, dedicated leaders, training and, most importantly, time. We have learned a lot from the Oregon State University evaluation of the Ford Institute Leadership Program... Read More